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two yearns are killed trying to cross the street. >> police are trying to find the person behind the wheel. i'm don scott. >> jessica kartalija. two baltimore teenagers were killed by a car and they were left laying in the street. adam? >> reporter: police have identified two suspects. right now vers are -- investigators are reconstructing the accident. martin luther king and pratt street is the scene of a fatal accident involving two teenage girls hit by a car that did not stop. >> the vehicle continued driving southbound headed towards 394. >> reporter: the girls are emerald smith and courtney
angelas. maryland transportation authority police stopped a car during an unrelated traffic stop. >> apparently there was fresh damage on the vehicle and other things that indicated it may have been involved in an accident. >> reporter: baltimore police questioned the two occupies and now looking at surveillance video trying to determine if the vehicle or the teenagers had the right of way. regardless of who actually had the right of way, fleeing the scene would be considered a crime. the city is working with the state's attorney's office. adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >> we'll bring you any updates on air and online. we're learning more about the murder of elijah cummings new. if you mike hellgren has more. good afternoon, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon. christopher cummings' father said his son may have known the
person who opened fire at his home. the 20-year-old was shot. he struggled with an intruder five weeks ago and his dad said the killer may be the same person. cummings roommate was also shot but survived. he remembered hearing sounds and seeing flashes. the funeral is this saturday at victory prayer chapel. back to you. the congressman will deliver the eulogy. baltimore is on its way getting its own slot parlor. robert howell said judging by the turnout, the state is well on track. the slot site in south baltimore has not been developed. the proposal deadline is july 128 -- 28th. americans were hit hard by those sky high gas prices. retail sales were down by 2.2%,
the first decline in 10 months. while those prices have ceased, analysts said experts predicted a bigger dropoff. stocks are riding high. the dow is up nearly 130 points. the republican presidential hopefuls met face to face. they saved barbs for barack obama. >> reporter: seven republicans who are competing for president obama's job have one common message. >> anyone of the people on the stage would be a better president than president obama. >> reporter: mitt romney held on to his front-runner status as the gop went head to head, saving their jabs for the president. >> the obama administration is
an antijob, antiamerican president. >> reporter: former governor tim pawlenty backed away from an earlier slight that the healthcare plan that mitt romney signed -- >> there will be differences among republicans as well but last night's focus was on the president. >> reporter: the president is on the road defending his handling of the economy. the president's spores say it's too early to tell who poses the biggest threat and the gop field is still changing. >> i want to announce tonight president obama is a one-term president. >> reporter: congresswoman michele bachmann used the debate to declare her candidacy. >> i'm choosing to run because of a former federal tax lawyer and the own are of a successful company, we have the need for job creation. >> reporter: bachmann started the tea party caucus in
congress. she said her decision to run is completely independent on whether another tea party favorite, sarah palin, decides to jump in the race. today in congress the republican leadership praised bachmann's performance saying she has as good a shot as any. weather wise you can't ask for a better day than this. taking a live look outside where there's plenty of sunshine so. how long can the good times keep on roll ?g for that we were go to marty bass. >> we call those beauty shots. we start to see a few puffy clouds form. remember, you saw those. first, we have a nice cool flow in the area. take a look at this graphic. we're still under the influence of the movement out of the west northwest. that means cool dry air in the region. 72 on tv hill.
take a look at the sat rad photo from dawn through now. we've had relatively clear skies. because of that it's two degrees, believe it or not, up until noon this was two degrees warmer than this had been this time yesterday. now i have to assume, let's go back to that sat rad photo with some of the clouds not getting the umbrella effect we're two degrees cooler than we were yesterday at this time. we're counting on clouds coming in with an umbrella effect to keep temperatures in the upper 70s today. now having said that if we were bust these clouds up and get more sunshine it may go warmer than our forecast high. the sun beats down on the ground. thermal hot air rises. we get clouds forming. that's what we're seeing on that beauty shot, the temperature
down from 24 hours ago. still going to be a beautiful afternoon but will the clouds interfere with this information about the international space station. could be a major sighting if skies are okay. now we'll throw it back to you. in the summer it's hard to keep kids from getting into trouble, so mayor stephanie rawlings-blake opened the curfew center. it will be open from 11 to 6 p.m. anyone under the age of 17 can go to the curfew center and have a meal. the program is designed to keep unsupervised children off the streets and safe. >> we're heading over there right after this so i'll have more at 5 and 6:00. still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon, here to stay. why those unpopular fees for
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a little good news from firefighters battling that huge fire in arizona much the crews said the blaze is about 18% contained. it has burned more than 700 square miles and the evacuation order for some of the communities has been lifted but smoke is still a big concern. >> the particles in the smoke are small. when you inhale it, it goes to the deep recesses of the land. >> it's not about looks. it's about the smoke itself and what this does to your body. >> the blaze is now official lit largest wildfire in -- foashly -- officially the largest wildfire in arizona. police are looking for a hit man on facebook. he posted a message offering
$1,000 to anyone who would kill her ex-boyfriend. police say the woman gave the ex's name and address to the person who respond. they're both charged with conspiracy to commit murder. if you're waiting for airlines to ditch those baggage fees, you could be in for a wait. u air carriers raked in 24% more than in 2009. airline officials say without those fees, they would be losing mony. southwest airline and jetblue are the only domestic carriers that don't charge for checked luggage. a racing team found out the hard way as the boat capsized. the team was out to promote the 2013 america cup race.
>> thank goodness they were all wearing their helmet. still ahead, a clear and comfortable start to our afternoon. how many times can we say it, it is gorgeous. a little rain may be on the horizon. all right. >> we're going to have a meeting with him right now. >> your updated first warning forecast in just a minute. >> take a look at last night's multimatch numbers drawn here in the state of maryland. we'll,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
there's big doings at ft. mchenry. believe it or not, there's or clouds in the forecast. at 9:10 p.m. from the south, southwest to the east, northeast about 42 degrees off the horizon got about a good six-minute transit of the international space station, the brightest object in the sky. but it's all dependent upon clouds starting to form. again, it's hot air, sunshine if you will, sunshine in the ground, warm air rising up into this cool pool of air. so let's take a look at the current. we have a mostly cloudy outlook.
we have to see how it goes. no jeopardy for the fireworks. right in the middle of the fireworks, that's about when they will go off. that will be so cool. 72 degrees. slight breeze out of the west. brament 29 -- barometer 29.91. easton, mid to upper 60s pax river. 72 bel air, rock hall and columbia. 68 in westminster. so here's the current sat rad photo. we're starting to see puffy clouds. it's a simple weather setup. we're into this cool flow out of the west, northwest. it's just a matter of sunshine, warm air rising. they're going to be forming
clouds. thursday different scenario. warm front moves our way, could kick off a couple of thunderstorms and that is going to set us up for the weekend. it's a warm front, not a blisteringly hot front. we think we'll keep stuffy, sticky oppressive air down to the south. 78 today. a pop-up shower or thundershower because of these clouds trying to foamplet mostly cloudy. clouds break up. 81 degrees tomorrow. remember, it's 9:10 p.m. did for the west. we've all seen it in the morning. >> it will be the fastest moving star in the sky, the only moving one. >> cool. still to come on wjz eyewitness news, are long leans in the emergency room costing people their lives. the details of a scary report. >> remember, wjz 13 is always
it questions whether screening is accurate. doctors say it can produce false positives and sometimes leave children whether labels that are difficult to remove later. both the american academy of peed ticks and centers for disease control recommend routine screening. doctors at the university of california in san francisco said ambulances are oustedden rerouted away from packed er's. the national center for health statistics said one ambulance per minute is diverted away from the nearest hospital. >> be sure to check in with eyewitness news at 4, 5 and 6. today a hearing about the legality of proposition 8. you believe what's on the tube, but the fda doesn't. join us for these stories and all the breaking news today at 4. >> like this weather, you've got
81 tomorrow. 78 thursday. the warm push will define hour weekend, the last weekend of spring, 82, 84 and 84 degreeses. don't miss tonight's lineup. it's 10:00 "the good wife." >> father's day is this weekend. it appears many dads will be receiving pretty good given the the average person will spend $94, amounting to $10 billion for retailers. two thirds of those surveyed said they plan to buy a card. >> you guys have anything on your wish list? >> yes, but will it be on my guest -- guess list. >> something that won't cost me